Ethiopian flags fly half-mast as the country mourns for the 157 people killed in the country’s worst plane disaster.
Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 has crashed yesterday after take-off, killing all 157 people on board. The Airlines’ list of 35 nationalities represented by the victims notes that one had a U.N. passport.
According to a decision of the parliament today March 11, 2019, will be the national mourning day.
As the government announced today, flags will be flown at half-mast on Monday in all regions of the country and Ethiopian Embassies and consulates all over the world.
The United Nations migration agency says the U.N. and its agencies on Monday will fly flags at half-staff after early indications show 19 employees of U.N.-affiliated organizations died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash.